Michael Cahana is a Research Analyst in the Energy & Environment Lab working on projects aimed at mitigating air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. 

Michael graduated from Northwestern University with a bachelor’s degree in economics. While at Northwestern, he also studied computer science and environmental policy, and worked on research related to renewable energy policy. He wrote his undergraduate thesis on the distributional impacts of real-time pricing in Spain’s electricity market. 

Prior to joining the Energy & Environment Lab, Michael worked as a research fellow at the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago.